Modern India

1. ‘Pongal’ is the festival of which State?
Question Asked : Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Kerala

2. ‘Bihu’ is the folkdance of which of the following States?
Question Asked : Uttarakhand UDA/LDA (Pre) 2007

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Assam
(C) West Bengal
(D) Maharashtra

3. Onam is the festival of which State?
Question Asked : UPPCS (Pre) 2002

(A) Karnataka
(B) Assam
(C) Kerala
(D) Tamil Nadu

4. In which place Kumbh Mela is held every twelfth years?
Question Asked : MPPSC (Pre) 1995

(A) Prayag – Haridwar – Ujjain – Nashik
(B) Chitrakoot – Ujjain – Prayag – Haridwar
(C) Rameshwararn – Puri – Badrinath – Dwarika
(D) Ujjain – Puri – Prayag – Haridwar

5. After how many years ‘Maha Kumbh is held?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2013

(A) 12 years
(B) 10 years
(C) 9 years
(D) 6 years

6. In which of the following place Kumbh Mela is not held?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1992

(A) Nashik
(B) Haridwar
(C) Prayag
(D) Varanasi

7. ‘Madhubani’ painting is related to which State?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2013

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Bihar
(C) Kerala
(D) Tamil Nadu

8. Author of the book “One-day Wonders” is
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2014

(A) Ravi Shastri
(B) Sunil Gavaskar
(C) G. Vishwanath
(D) Dilip Vengasarkar

9. Who amongst the following drafted the ‘Sarvodaya Plan’?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2013

(A) M.N. Roy
(B) Jai Prakash Narain
(C) Morarji Desai
(D) Shriman Narayan Aggarwal

10. Who is the author ‘Andhayug’?
Question Asked : RAS/RTS (Pre) 2008

(A) Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar
(B) Mahaveer Prasad Diwedi
(C) Dharam Veer Bharti
(D) Mohan Rakesh